Radio:Active

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Radio:ACTIVE
Studio album by
Released22 September 2008
Recorded2008, Studios 301, Australia
GenrePop punk
Length36:19 (Mail on Sunday)
48:09 (deluxe)
59:12 (Woolworths Deluxe)
LabelSuper / EMI Brazil / Avex Trax (Japan) / EMI International
ProducerJason Perry, Danny Jones
McFly chronology
Motion in the Ocean
(2006)
Radio:ACTIVE
(2008)
Above the Noise
(2010)
Singles from Radio:Active
  1. "One for the Radio"
    Released: 9 July 2008
  2. "Lies"
    Released: 15 September 2008
  3. "Do Ya/Stay With Me"
    Released: 24 November 2008
  4. "Falling in Love"
    Released: 10 May 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Digital Spy3/5 stars[1]
The Guardian3/5 stars[2]
Sunday Times2/5 stars[3]
Virgin Media2.5/5 stars[4]

Radio:Active (typeset as Radio:ACTIVE) is the fourth album by British pop rock band McFly. It is the band's first album with their new, self created label, Super Records after they left Island Records.[5] The first single from the album is "One for the Radio".[6]

On 24 June 2008, McFly said that they would give Radio:Active free with copies of The Mail on Sunday on 20 July 2008. They will release a deluxe edition of the album in 22 September 2008. They released a second single on 15 September 2008 called Lies which is also on the album.[7] The deluxe edition includes four extra songs, a bonus DVD and a 32-page booklet and was released on 22 September 2008.[8]

The Mail on Sunday edition tracklist[change | change source]

  1. "Do Ya" - 2:53 (T. Fletcher, D.Poynter, J.Bourne,)
  2. "Falling In Love" - 4:26 (D.Jones, T.Fletcher, J.Perry)
  3. "Everybody Knows" - 3:15 (T.Fletcher, D.Poynter, J.Bourne)
  4. "Smile" - 3:18 (D.Jones, T.Fletcher, J.Perry)
  5. "One for the Radio" - 3:06 (T.Fletcher)
  6. "POV" - 3:53 (T.Fletcher)
  7. "Corrupted" - 3:39 (T.Fletcher, L.Christy, G.Edwards, S.Spock)
  8. "The Heart Never Lies" - 3:26 (T.Fletcher)
  9. "Going Through The Motions" - 3:25 (T.Fletcher, D.Jones, D.Poynter)
  10. "The Last Song" - 4:51 (T.Fletcher, D.Jones, D.Poynter)[8]

Deluxe edition tracklist Cd + Dvd[change | change source]

  1. "Lies" - 3:39
  2. "One for the Radio" - 3:06
  3. "Everybody Knows" - 3:15
  4. "Do Ya" - 2:53
  5. "Falling In Love" - 4:26
  6. "POV" - 3:53
  7. "Corrupted" - 3:39
  8. "Smile" - 3:18
  9. "The End"
  10. "Going Through The Motions" - 3:25
  11. "Down Goes Another One"
  12. "Only The Strong Survive"
  13. "The Last Song" - 4:52
  1. DVD - PART 1 - Down Under with McFly - The making of radio : ACTIVE
  2. DVD - PART 2 - Behind the scenes with McFly - promotion radio : ACTIVE Summer 2008[9]

Townsend Records

  • Download of 'Lies' - Johnny Phonetti Remix
  • Download of 'Lies' - Johnny Phonetti Dub Mix

References[change | change source]

  1. "McFly: 'Radio: ACTIVE'". Digital Spy.
  2. Caroline Sullivan. "CD: McFly, Radio:Active". the Guardian.
  3. "Login". timesonline.co.uk.
  4. "McFly: Radio:Active". virginmedia.com.
  5. "We're gonna McFly solo lads tell record label Tag". The Mirror.co.uk. 17 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-18. External link in |work= (help)
  6. "McFly Confirm New Album Details Tag". Hereward.co.uk. 20 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-20. External link in |work= (help)
  7. "McFly announce new album giveaway". BBC.co.uk. 24 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "McFly And The Mail On Sunday Unite To Give Away New Album 'Radio:ACTIVE'". DailyMail.co.uk. 24 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-26.
  9. "Radion:Active Deluxe Edition tracklisting". TownsendRecords.co.uk. Retrieved 2008-08-27.